Kurniawan sentencing postponed
The sentencing of convicted wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan has been delayed until the end of May.
California undergoing a ‘rapid’ revolution
Jon Bonné, wine critic of the San Francisco Chronicle, believes the Californian wine industry is experiencing a “rapid” and “vital” revolution as significant as the one that took place in the ‘70s.
Get away from the hustle and bustle of New York’s streets and escape to a rooftop oasis at one of the city’s many rooftop terraces.
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A rare magnum of “Führerwein”, made on the orders of Adolf Hitler, has sold at auction for £1,500.
Former Constellation president Troy Christensen is to become CEO of Enotria, replacing current chief executive Alison Levett, who is to leave the business.
The London Wine Fair is to feature a host of new sections for the first time this year, including an area for bulk wine producers and another for craft beer.
Women who drink two to four beers a week have a lower risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, a new study has claimed.
Concerns raised by the drinks industry over an NHS advertisement showing a cancerous tumour slowly growing at the bottom of a man’s beer glass have been dismissed by the ASA.
A “bruiser” of an imperial stout brewed with coffee and chilli peppers and an “exceptional” pale ale are among this week’s favourite beers.
the drinks business
Grand Puy Lacoste, the wine voted to be the “best value” by UK merchants, has released its price – so, is it?
Château Margaux has recommenced this week’s primeurs by matching fellow first, Mouton’s, price drop of 10%.
London-based fine wine merchant, the Antique Wine Company, is accused of selling an American wine collector thousands of dollars worth of fake Bordeaux.
Lafite led the way among the first growths when it released yesterday as the cheapest vintage on the market but is Mouton a more reasonable offer?
Champagne Salon is to release a zero dosage expression of its 2002 vintage for customers of London’s Sketch restaurant only.
Exports of Italian sparkling wine to the UK leapt by 40.2% in 2013, strengthening its status as the UK’s fizz of choice.
UK Champagne shipments slipped by 5.1% in volume and 3.8% in value last year as the economy continued its recovery.
Just days after db announced the launch of “Skinny Rosé” by Finest Fizz, we bring you news that the original Skinny Champagne is to add a pink variant.
Champagne Drappier’s Guillaume Roffiaen has joined The Centre Vinicole – Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte as its director of winemaking and quality.
A European labelling company has launched in the UK providing a “game-changing” online service.
Norbert Dentressangle is providing fast-growing St Austell Brewery with a distribution platform, supporting the company’s continued expansion.
Tata Global Beverages has awarded a three year contract to Norbert Dentressangle for the UK storage and distribution of Tetley teas.